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Bloom, Sol

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1949 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1870 - Born on the 9th of March in Pekin, Illinois. American politician and Representative from New York.

1893 - He was the superintendent of construction of the Midway Plaisance at the World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago.

1897 - He married Evelyn Hechheimer.

1903 - Moved to New York, where he dabbled in real estate and enlarged his chain of music departments in department stores.

1917 - He was a captain in the New York Naval Reserve.

1923 - Served as Representative from New York.

         - Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect Samuel Marx.

1932 - He was in charge of the George Washington Bicentennial and the U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Exposition.

         - Delegate to the convention in San Francisco that established the United Nations.

1939 - He was the director and United States Commissioner, New York World’s Fair.

1940-1947 - Became chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee.

1949 - Died on March 7th in Washington, D.C.

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